Definition of reclamation in English:

reclamation

noun

mass noun
  • 1The process of claiming something back or of reasserting a right.

    ‘the reclamation of our shared history’
    ‘these memories are a conscious act of reclamation’
    count noun ‘I understand her work as a reclamation of a lost Italian cultural legacy’
    1. 1.1 The cultivation of waste land or land formerly under water.
      ‘the aggressive reclamation of woodlands for agricultural production’
      as modifier ‘a land reclamation project’

Pronunciation

reclamation

/rɛkləˈmeɪʃ(ə)n/